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Shivmangal Singh Suman

Shivmangal Singh Suman, born on 5 August 1915 at Jhagarpur, Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh (India), is a leading Hindi writer and poet. He did M.A. and Ph.D. in Hindi from Benaras Hindu University. He was the Executive President Kalidas Academy, Ujjain until he died in November 2002.

Career

Suman worked as the Vice Chancellor of Vikram University (Ujjain) during 1968-78; the Vice-President of Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan, Lucknow; Press & Cultural Attache, Indian Embassy, Kathmandu (Nepal) during 1956-61; and the President, Association of Indian Universities (New Delhi) during 1977-78.

Awards

'Deva Puraskar' in 1958 'Soviet Land Nehru Award' in 1974 'Sahitya Akademy Award' in 1974 'Shikhar Samman' in 1993 from M.P. Govt. 'Bharat Bharti' Award in 1993 and several others.
He was conferred Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1974 and Padma Bhushan in 1999. D.Litt. by Bhagalpur University in 1973 & by Jabalpur University in 1983.


Publications

Poetry
  • 'Hillol' in 1939
  • 'Jeevan ke Gaan' in 1942
  • 'Yug ka Mol' in 1945
  • 'Pralay Srajan' in 1950
  • 'Vishwas Badalta hi Gaya' in 1948
  • 'Vidhya Himalaya' in 1960
  • 'Mitti Ki Baarat' in 1972
  • 'Vani ki Vyatha' in 1980
  • 'Kate Anguthon ki Vandanvaren' in 1991
Critic
  • 'Mahadevi ki Kavya Sadhana' in 1951
  • 'Geeti Kavya : Udyam Aur Vikas' 1995'
Play
  • 'Prakriti Purush Kalidas' in 1961

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